Riddle

Sometimes you can change the meaning of a word by adding a blank space, so that one word becomes two:

atheist > a theist

Using that approach, try solving this puzzle: Creationists and evolutionists disagree about human origins. They explain how we came to exist and how we acquired “human nature” in very different ways. But can you think of a single word that would sum up both the creationist and evolutionist explanations, if you insert a blank space as in the above example?

Think about that – a word that expresses both of these viewpoints, if in one case you insert a space to make it two words.

Anything coming to mind?

Of course there may be answers I haven’t thought of.

But here’s mine:

Creationists say: Genesis.

Evolutionists say: Genes is.

Bad grammar, but I hope it gave you a chuckle.

Roger Christan Schriner

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